In this week's episode, Laura Smothers-Chu (founder of Befriended Heart, LLC) discusses what it can be like as a long-distance daughter and a long-distance caregiver. She explores some of the myths surrounding distance caregiving and she and Stephanie additionally discuss the emotional aspects associated with distance caregiving.
Laura opens up about her fertility journey in this episode and about experiencing loss after caregiving.
Laura Smothers-Chu is the CEO & Founder of Befriended Heart. Here, she helps long-distance daughters navigate their parents’ dementia. Laura is a Certified Senior Advisor and a Certified Dementia Practitioner. With over 10 years of experience in health care, she was also a long-distance daughter of dementia. Laura enjoys guiding daughters in managing stress on the dementia journey. She also hosts a YouTube channel called Joy in Dementia and is quite active on Instagram. She lives in Washington DC with her husband, rescue dog and cat. Laura enjoys living in the moment and discovering joy wherever possible.
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